With 14 years of industry experience, Matt founded Montgomery Construction in 2014 in Lexington, SC. His portfolio includes projects that he led on both the east and west coasts in excess of $250 million and over 5 million square feet, as an Owner Representative and a Contractor. He has an extensive knowledge of all types of projects ranging from ground-up high-rise buildings to industrial upfits. Matt believes deeply in building long lasting professional relationships with his clients and industry partners by ensuring that their construction visions are fully met in a friendly, cost-effective, and collaborative manner.
Matt has a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California, along with an unlimited-dollar general contractor’s license, construction manager certificate, and a Broker’s license. He is a member of Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church, the Lexington Chamber of Commerce, and the Union County Chamber of Commerce. Montgomery Construction is very active within the community as they contribute to the RCSD K9 Unit, HomeWorks, and Ace and TJ’s Breaking and Entering Christmas. Matt resides in Lexington, South Carolina with his wife, Erin Montgomery, and their three children, Grant, Abby, and Carter.
Ken McCarthy, hailing from Australia, has over 40 years of experience that includes an unconventional career path starting with global sailboat delivery. After numerous ocean crossings, Ken settled in Fort Lauderdale, FL where he became the yacht captain for Dave Thomas (the founder of Wendy’s). Dave’s entrepreneurial proclivity led Ken towards ventures in real estate and construction, and golf course acquisition/management in Columbia, SC.
Ken prides himself on being able to cultivate business relationships all while ensuring that Montgomery Construction delivers cost effective construction expertise with superior outcomes.
David is an accomplished construction accountant with over 30+ years of experience in the industry. He has served as both the controller and accounting manager for electrical and general contractors with specialties in highway/road building, site work, hotels, wastewater treatment, and home building. He brings a vast array of knowledge in accounting software, bank reconciliation, general ledger accounting and reconciliation, and construction management software.
David has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Accounting) from the University of South Carolina.
Erin has over 13 years of experience in both the Interior Design and Marketing fields. She has decorated and designed for both residential and commercial spaces, after successfully running her own decorating businesses in both San Diego, CA and in Lexington, SC. She prides herself on being able to work with clients to analyze their needs, goals, lifestyle and function of their space, all while remaining within their budget. Prior to starting her own design business, Erin worked in Marketing at a healthcare company in San Diego, CA, assisting the team with all of their graphic design and marketing coordinating needs.
Erin has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, with a minor in Journalism from Clemson University. She also completed several Interior Design courses at Mesa College in San Diego, CA, and is a Certified Interior Decorator.
Jason has over 12 years of experience in photography, videography, audio engineering, and social media content creation. He has created captivating visual content for commercial & residential real estate agencies, corporations, and small businesses throughout his career while successfully running his own photography & videography businesses in St. Simons Island, GA. Jason takes pride in his attention to detail, and his ability to capture moments that leave lasting impressions with his clients.
Jason studied Computer Science at Coastal College of Georgia, where he also completed several Digital Photography & Video courses. He is also a member of the Professional Photographers of America.
Bob brings over 40 years of extensive knowledge in engineering, construction, estimating, design/build, site project management from start to finish, construction management, and construction management at risk. Bob’s experience includes small buildings to multi-million-dollar projects in various fields including commercial, industrial, manufacturing, financial institutions, healthcare, food institutions, churches, education, government, condominiums/townhouses, expansion, up-fits, and complete design/build projects.
Bob has a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Design & Construction from Kansas State of Pittsburg (now known as Pittsburg State University) in Pittsburg, KS, an Associate of Science degree in Civil Engineering Technology and Pre-Architecture from Miami-Dade Jr. College in Miami, FL, and has taken continuing education courses at Auburn University and Clemson University.
Alex Bryant has over 30 years of experience in all fields of the construction industry. His project portfolio spans upward of more than 28 million dollars including but not limited to high end residential homes to various commercial projects. Alex prides himself on being able to direct subcontractors, superintendents, and various tradesmen in their daily activities in order to deliver quality products in a timely manner.
Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media Arts from the University of South Carolina and has been a licensed General Contractor in South Carolina since 1987.
Edward has close to 30 years of experience in Commercial and Residential Construction. His portfolio includes large and small projects in various fields including education, government, and healthcare, as well as the private sector. Throughout his career, Edward has been involved in planning, estimating, drafting, and the project management of many projects. He prides himself on growing client relationships and providing quality, cost-effective services.
Edward studied Business Management at MTC, and has his Certification in Construction Estimating from Carolina’s AGC.
Don has been a Project Manager for over 20 years in the commercial construction industry with experience managing projects ranging from multi-story hotels, schools, churches, warehouses, and PEMB’s to solar powered sign installations. Don has high expectations for his projects and treats them as if they were his own by ensuring that they are not only delivered on-time and within budget, but with the utmost attention paid to quality and detail.
Don holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Psychology from Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA. He has his NCCER in Project Management and is OSHA-30 certified.
Michael’s project experience ranges from small residential repairs and remodels, to large historical renovations. He takes pride in his ability to organize crews as a Superintendent and Project Manager, all while focusing on building strong client relationships. Michael also has an intermediate grasp of the Spanish language which has allowed him to cultivate a positive team atmosphere on all job sites.
Michael graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management.
Johnny has 15 years of experience in all aspects of commercial and residential maintenance, various renovations, and construction projects. Johnny is a self-motivated individual with proven skills in maintenance management, multiple project coordination, operations, team building and property management. He continuously explores methods to drive down costs without compromising quality. Johnny has a passion for creating efficient and effective solutions while paying great attention to the details. He prides himself on developing strategies that improve existing processes while maintaining a great overall project experience.
Johnny attended the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina.
Bradin Sanders has over 10 years of experience in construction, with emphasis on woodworking and casework. He developed a passion for woodworking at 14 when he started building fences and decks. Most recently he has worked in commercial woodworking as a Designer and Project Manager for small to medium sized companies.
Bradin attended The Citadel in Charleston, SC, with a focus in Business Administration-Accounting and served 9 years in the South Carolina Army National Guard.
Eddie Deal brings over 30 years of experience in the construction and industrial industries, with a 15‐year career as a Safety Professional in the private, federal, and state sectors. Eddie is Montgomery Construction’s Site Safety Manager and is responsible for executing and maintaining the company’s health and safety programs. This includes policies and procedures, and training that ultimately reduces or eliminates construction accidents and health hazards on all of our clients’ project sites.
Leila has over 16 years of experience in all aspects of the construction industry including working in the office and on job sites. She spent four of her years solely in commercial construction as an Assistant Project Manager building hotels. Beyond that, she has many years of experience as an Executive Assistant and Office Manager. Leila takes pride in her ability to multi-task, keep everything organized, and efficiently manage multiple people and projects at one time.
Leila attended Midlands Technical Collage in West Columbia, South Carolina and also has her Procore Certification as a Project Manager.